About Metal Forming 2012Metal Forming 2012 was the 14th in a series of International Conferences, organized since 1974 by Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza in Kraków, Poland. From 1994 to 2010 the Conference was organised biennially, jointly with the University of Birmingham, UK. The latter was replaced, as a co-organiser, by the University of Toyohashi, when the conference was held in Japan for the first time in 2010.
Metal Forming 2012 was organised in Kraków, Poland, by the Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza, together with the University of Toyohashi and, for the first time, by the University of Palermo, which has joined the organisation team. The next Metal Forming conference will take place in Palermo, Italy in 2014.
There were 5 plenary lectures and 355 regular lectures in the Conference Programme, presented by authors from universities, research institutes and industry from 29 countries around the world. The full list of the presented lectures can be found in the Conference Programme.